cups pecans (small or broken pieces)
cup sweet butter
cup brown sugar, firmly packed
can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk
Place pecans on large glass plate and microwave (MW) at HIGH (100% power) for 8 minutes, stirring at 2-minute intervals. Set aside. In 8-cup measure, MW butter on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir in brown sugar and milk until blended. MW on HIGH for 7 minutes, stirring at 2 minute intervals. Beat with wooden spoon until stiff, about 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and roasted pecans. Spread in a lightly buttered 8-in-square glass dish; chill until firm. Cut into squares.